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Health care provider Universal Health Services, one of the largest chains in the US, has been hit by an apparent ransomware attack, TechCrunch reported. UHS facilities in California, Florida, North Dakota, Arizona, and other locations began noticing problems early Sunday, with some locations reporting locked computers and phone systems.
In its effort to adequately tackle cyber-crime and cyber-attack in Nigeria, the Federal Government has upgraded facilities at the Computer Emergency Response and Readiness Team Centre under the supervision of the National Information and Technology Development Agency.
A Florida teen was identified Friday as the mastermind of a scheme earlier this month that commandeered Twitter accounts of prominent politicians, celebrities and technology moguls and scammed people around the globe out of more than $100,000 in Bitcoin. Two other men were also charged in the case.
Olalekan Jacob Ponle, popularly known as Woodberry, was nabbed through details accessed from his WhatsApp, iPhone and Bitcoin transactions, court documents reveal.
Google has said that it intercepted 18 million malware and phishing emails related to COVID-19 each day in the past week, representing nearly 20% of the total number of phishing Gmail messages blocks daily.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), has again cautioned members of the public against unsupported claims of fraudulent operators advertising cures and treatments of the dreaded Covid-19 pandemic.
Israel’s military said on Sunday it had thwarted an attempted malware attack by Hamas that sought to gain access to soldiers’ mobile phones by using seductive pictures of young women.
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A Software Engineer, Gabriel Duke, says inventions which are Intellectual Property (IP) impact everyday life and protecting the rights of the inventions is very vital.
Qaiser made at least £700,000 ($914,000) as a result of the scam, although the UK’s National Crime Agency (NCA) believes his actual earnings may have numbered in the millions.
A woman from China has been arrested after attempting to gain access to Mar-a-Lago during one of the president’s weekend visits to his Florida resort.
The Lagos State government said it would investigate reports of shootings at the Lekki Toll plaza, which followed the 24-hour curfew imposed to stop criminals hiding under the #ENDSARS protests to unleash mayhem on innocent citizens.
Former United States presidential candidate, Hillary Clinton, has made a public appeal to Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari to end the killing of peaceful protesters.
Manchester United's victory against PSG in the Champions League has seen the club win 10 consecutive away games for the first time in their history.
Netflix seems to be on a cancelation streak as of late, and the science fiction space drama Away is the streaming service’s latest victim.
The Kano State Government, says it has begun the distribution of instructional materials worth over N1.5 billion to primary and junior secondary schools in the 44 Local Government Areas of the state.
Soldiers and policemen were in the early hours of Tuesday deployed in some communities near the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, apparently to forestall further breakdown of law and order as the protests against the scrapped Special Anti-Robbery Squad of the Nigeria Police Force continues.
Sergeant Harold Preston, a 41-year veteran of the Houston police force, died from wounds suffered during the shooting.
The Ekiti State Governor, Kayode Fayemi, has assured workers of better welfare and improved working conditions as incentives for quality service delivery.
With exactly two weeks until the election, President Donald Trump was continuing his campaign rally marathon Tuesday with a trip to swing state Pennsylvania, the day after early voting began in another key state, Florida.
The Federal Government is to sustain the ongoing onslaught on criminals threatening internal security, Mr Shuaib Belgore, Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Interior, said on Tuesday in Abuja.